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Blue like an Orange Invests BRL60m in Brazil’s Rede Decisão

14 December 2021

(Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital) Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital has closed an investment in Rede Decisão, a K-12 platformfocused on affordable schools in Brazil. Founded in 1984 as a single unit, the Company has grown to afootprint of 14 schools, located in the states of São Paulo and Minas Gerais, targeting families who live
in the surrounding neighborhoods where schools are located. As of 2021, Rede Decisão covers approximately 7,000 students and is ranked #8 in Brazil in number of students in basic education.

Brazil has one of the highest household income differences in the world between complete vs. incomplete postsecondary education degree, which makes basic education a top priority in household spending. “Education, particularly in the early stages of life, is transformational to the individual and society as a whole. We are extremely proud of our partnership with Rede Decisão, a growing K-12 platform that thrives on a genuine purpose of quality and affordability aimed at basic education in Brazil”, mentioned Cristina Penteado, Managing Director and Head of Brazil of Blue like an Orange. Read more